MAD-learn is a web-based curriculum program for K–12 students that inspires creativity and fosters entrepreneurship through Mobile Application Development (MAD-learn). The program, developed by embr, allows both students and teachers to learn and execute on the fundamentals of mobile apps, including ideation, planning, design, creation, development, marketing, launch, and maintenance. The MAD-store provides a web and mobile app interface for teachers and students to showcase and share the mobile apps they have created, with the click of a button or tap on a phone. Others can download the apps on their own mobile devices, as they do in any other app store. #appsthatmatter is a global collaboration among students to create apps across borders. Students in 27 states and more than six countries have created over 500 apps. Cost: Free
Each year Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Here are curated resources for celebrating and teaching students about Hispanic heritage.
For the third consecutive school year, the rhythms of our schools are being disrupted by a global pandemic that has laid bare existing inequities across almost every relevant metric. On September 22, 2021,educators can join a gathering of Harvard University education experts to surface key challenges and concerns—and concrete ideas for addressing them.